Film Production Courses in the UK
Introduction to Film Production
Film production embraces all areas of filmmaking from documentary and fiction to critical writing. You learn the craft and technical expertise of making films as well as the creation of meaning, working with film in a purpose-built studio and editing in digital suites. You will learn how to work with actors and develop a specialism such as producing, production design, cinematography, screenwriting, directing, editing, sound design and cross-platform working. There are many different types of Film Production degree: you might take Digital Film Making, Audio and Music Production, Web Design & Development, or Interactive Animation.
Careers in Film Production
Production is a competitive field with a long list of options. The world of television, films and advertising is very large and with a good degree you can land a job immediately if you are not too particular in your specifications. You can start working with the creative department and be in charge of some costumes and clothes, make-up, hairstyles and props. You can work with production and take care of the set. You can help the director or the videographer with technical matters. You could accompany the actors and actresses during rehearsals. You could become a freelance camera operator or sound recordist.
What are the entry requirements for Film Production?
For international students wishing to study Film Production at undergraduate level, an IELTS score of no less than 5.5 across all four categories - reading, writing, speaking and listening – with an overall 6.0 score generally required at most universities. Most institutions will also require a portfolio of work, or a film reel to showcase your ability.
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Where can I study Film Production in the UK?
To learn more about some of the best Film Production universities in the UK, please see below:
- University of Salford
- Goldsmiths, University of London
- University of the Arts London
- University for the Creative Arts
- University of Gloucestershire
- Coventry University
- University of Portsmouth
- Birmingham City University
- Southampton Solent University
- University of Westminster
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